Foreign Film

‘New Order’ Review: Violent Class Division With a Guilt Complex

Joseph Braverman reviews New Order, the international drama focused on class division set in a borderline dystopian future.

8 Great

‘Into the Darkness’ Review: The Powerlessness of Privilege Under Occupation

Joseph Braverman reviews the powerful and personal holocaust drama Into the Darkness, from director Anders Refn.

7 Good

Sundance 2021 Review: ‘Hive’ Stands in Stony Defiance of the Patriarchy

Fahrije's husband has been missing since the war in Kosovo. She sets up her own small business to provide for her kids, but as she fights against a patriarchal society that does not support her, she f...

9 Amazing

‘Atlantis’ Review: A Slog Through Ukraine’s War-Torn Landscape

Joseph Braverman reviews Atlantis, Ukraine's Oscar submission, taking a near-future look at how their society has been ravaged by war.

6 Fair

‘The Night’ Review: Iranian Horror and the Burden of Secrecy

An Iranian couple living in the US become trapped inside a hotel when insidious events force them to face the secrets that have come between them, in a night that never ends.

6 Fair

Foreign Lens: Pinocchio (2020)

Chike Coleman provides his foreign lens take on 2020's Pinocchio, starring Roberto Benigni.

Films To Be Thankful For: Monsieur Lazhar (2011)

Chike Coleman goes over the Oscar-nominated French film, Monsieur Lazhar, another film he is thankful for.

AFI Fest 2020 Review: ‘I Carry You With Me’ Brings Empathy to Melancholy Immigrant Love Story

Audrey Fox's AFI Fest review of I Carry You With Me, an international feature, centered on the romance between two men dealing with immigration issues, along with their passion.

‘Proxima’ Review: Exploring the Space Between Conflicting Obligations

Joseph Braverman reviews Proxima, an astronaut drama that stays grounded enough to deal with the effects this position can have on a mother.

7 Good

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